Search Tag: Hospitals

IT Management

Major Healthcare IT contract Awarded to Siemens

2014 31 Mar

Two Dutch university hospitals awarded €50 million contract  One of the largest Healthcare IT contracts to date for Siemens Siemens’ Healthcare Sector has won contracts from two Dutch university hospitals, the Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (Erasmus MC) and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), to supply, implement,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Dutch Hospital Chooses Sectra’s Radiology IT Solution

2014 07 Mar

More and more Dutch hospitals are choosing the medical imaging IT company Sectra, as their regional IT partner and consequently, Sectra’s market share is growing in the Netherlands. One of the new customers is IJsselland Hospital in Capelle aan den Ijssel, a member of the large Zorgservice XL hospital group, which recently signed a five-year agreement.... Read more

IT Management

Best in KLAS Award for Sectra’s Acute Care PACS

2014 03 Feb

The medical imaging IT company Sectra announced that its acute care PACS has been awarded “Best in KLAS” by the research firm with the same name in the “2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” report.  The initial version of Sectra PACS was installed more than 20 years ago and is now responsible for managing over 70 million annual radiology... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Implementation of ICU Infection Control Practices Inconsistent

2014 30 Jan

According to a new study, the largest of its kind, U.S. hospital intensive care units (ICUs) show uneven compliance with infection prevention policies. The findings are published in the February issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC),... Read more

IT Management

Datix Patient Safety Software Selected for King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

2013 10 Dec

Leading healthcare institution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia partners with Datix and Health Matrix to reduce risk and improve patient care.   Datix, a global supplier of patient safety software announced that King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) has chosen Datix to streamline processes and introduce a more efficient, integrated... Read more

Executive Health Management

MEDICA 2013: Philips Unveils Healthcare Transforming Solutions at Congress

2013 21 Nov

New healthcare solutions developed with users and patients help improve the recovery process and treatment options for patients while supporting medical staff in their work Healthcare is constantly changing. The best way to deal with this change is for all parties in the sector to join forces. Philips is putting this principle into action under... Read more

IMAGING Management

Patient Factors Play Key Role in Emergency Department Imaging

2013 27 Jun

Very little of the variation in Emergency Department (ED) imaging use is attributable to physician experience, training or gender, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. In 2010, slightly more than 47 percent of all ED visits in the United States had an imaging exam associated with them. “Analysing and understanding... Read more